On This Day

Events in History in February 1634

  • Feb 17 Puritan author William Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti", criticising the theatre

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Feb 18 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein's execution

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II
Holy Roman Emperor
Ferdinand II
  • Feb 19 Battle of Smolensk: King Wladyslaw IV of Poland beats Russians [NS=Mar 1]
  • Feb 25 Irish captain Walter Devereaux kills Duke Wallenstein